On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 3:21 PM, Len Shapiro <len(at)cs(dot)pdx(dot)edu> wrote:
> PSU was also selected as a mentor organization. We'll be spiffing up
> our own projects page, adding some projects to enable Postgresql to be
> used more easily as a teaching tool.
> RSN we'll be soliciting student participation in the SOC and we will be
> sure to highlight the PostgreSQL projects page as well as our own.
> On a related note, a patch generated by two PSU students (Tom Raney,
> Shreya Bhargava) last summer was just applied to 8.4 (
> http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-patches/2008-03/msg00209.php ). It
> enables the hash index, long deprecated because of unacceptable build
> times, to be usable. I'm sure PDXPUG joins me in congratulating them.
That is so great! Are Tom or Shreya still in Portland? Can you put me
in touch? I'd love if they could give even a 5-10 minute talk on the
code, that would be fantastic.
I'm going to have to start keeping a "Portland Patch Count".
United States PostgreSQL Association - http://www.postgresql.us
PDXPUG - http://pugs.postgresql.org/pdx
Me - http://www.chesnok.com/daily
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